IBM DB2 < v10.5 Special Build 41270 / < 11.1 Special Build 41268 / < 11.5 Special Build 29133 DoS (Unix)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 175102


The remote database server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, IBM Db2 is vulnerable to a denial of service. Under rare conditions, setting a special register may cause the Db2 server to terminate abnormally.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Apply the appropriate IBM DB2 Fix Pack or Special Build based on the most recent fix pack level for your branch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 175102

File Name: db2_6985677_nix.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Databases

Published: 5/4/2023

Updated: 8/3/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-25930


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:db2

Required KB Items: installed_sw/DB2 Server

Excluded KB Items: SMB/db2/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/24/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-25930

IAVB: 2023-B-0028-S